Costa Dorada or Costa Daurada is the golden coast of Spain. Located not far from the most populous and popular city of Barcelona, Costa Dorada presents visitors many opportunities to enjoy peaceful towns, farms, vineyards, diverse accommodations, stunning beaches and crystal clear blue waters.
Welcoming over 3.5 million tourists each year, Costa Dorada is a region offering a long history of seafaring, secluded coves and ancient runs from the Roman Empire. Birthplace of influential and well known artists Guadi, this is a great place to begin or end your journey if traveling to Barcelona as it allows you the opportunity to not only relax and enjoy quiet which may not be found in the city as well as the chance to learn more about the featured artist of this beautiful city.
Offering visitors a comfortable Mediterranean climate which is marked by mild winters and warm summers, the region’s unique topography and weather are just two reasons to visit here. The historic city of Tarragona and its monumental collection of art and historic sites, its medieval monasteries, stunning beauty, diverse plants and animals, and other natural features as well as its long history and culture make this a region which simply must not be missed.
Often overlooked by visitors from abroad to Spain’s much better known city of Barcelona, this truly is an area any visitor will enjoy for a day, a week or a lifetime. One of the most popular sites found in this region in terms of history is the Tarragona Cathedral. Located in the ancient city of Tarragona, this cathedral dates back almost 1,000 years to the year 1184. Throughout history, basilica after mosque after church has been built on this site. Now a museum, this cathedral offers amazing sites including its Romanesque portals, its naves, portals and its collection of tapestries.
Another must see attraction is the Pont de les Ferreres or “Devil’s Bridge” Aqueduct. Built during the era of Augustus and restored in the 18th century, this aqueduct is said to have been built by the devil. While visiting Roman Ruins, another must see is the ancient Roman Amphitheatre. Built in the 2nd century AD on the shores of the mighty Mediterranean, this site was used for popular events including gladiator games for generations.
From Coma Ruga Beach to Port Aventura Park, this is just a small look at all this stunning region has to offer.
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